The recent spate of terrorist attacks and the horrific Grenfell Tower fire made me realise just how much I still […]
Archive for ‘Travel’
Who needs architecture?
My recent trip to Europe was all about nature and walking. Which was completely different to last year’s trip, which […]
The year of Le Corbusier
I’m aware that this site is beginning to look like one dedicated only to Le Corbusier but you must allow […]
A tour of Le Corbusier’s home
If you’re curious to see what the home of Le Corbusier was like, I’ve put together a slide-show on YouTube […]
Anxiously reaching for the sky
Recently I recorded a programme for Radio National on the future of skyscrapers (podcast here, article here). Researching the subject […]
For the love of concrete!
I wonder if it’s natural to hold affection for the buildings that were constructed in your youth. For me, as […]
This morning I woke early, my mind awash with thoughts, and so I decided to go for a walk by […]
War, what is it good for?
If there’s one thing that Australia does really well then it’s war memorials. Each one in the state capitals is appropriately […]
Seeking the chi in China
I was working as an interior designer in London in the 1980s when I first heard about the Chinese practice […]
A postscript to Pessac
Following my recent piece on Le Corbusier’s housing development at Pessac, Sugarcubes in Bordeaux. I was delighted to receive an […]